Shelly Golay’s husband of 28 years, Jim, passed away last year after he was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour. So on Valentine’s Day this year Shelley was stunned to receive flowers with a note that read Happy Valentine’s Day Honey. Stay Strong! Yours Forever, Love Jim.
If you thought your Valentine’s roses came from a small, family-owned farm where joyful workers frolicked in the fields and handpicked roses for the love of handpicking roses, you’d be wrong. Chances are, if you live in New York or Miami and didn’t buy your roses from a farmstand, you probably bought them from a store that imported them all the way from a rose farm in Puente Piedra, Colombia.
Instead of hoping that low-life ex gets his or her just deserts, why not be proactive about that messy breakup? Do something for them – and yourself – this Valentine’s Day. San Francisco Zoo is giving you the opportunity, with hissing cockroaches and scorpions up for adoption in your ex’s name.
Whether you watch this on Valentine’s Day to feel absolutely gutted or just want a laugh about how many songs have been sung about the same thing, this video is bound to keep you, well, entertained. Performed by New York-based experimental music group CDZA, this medley is one for the lovers. Or ex-lovers, really. Mashed […]
There’s a really cool illustrator out there and her name is Emily McDowell. ‘Chronicling the human condition since 1976′, McDowell is now creating the perfect Valentine’s Day cards to hand to your partner or crush, to let them know just how much you love them, in all the awkward ways. Some of the best declarations […]
Spoil your true love rotten this Valentine’s Day with the ultimate in romantic food: french fries with chocolate dipping sauce. Japanese fast food chain Lotteria will be serving these decadent desserts (can we classify fries as part of dessert now?) for a limited time, starting in January. Once you’ve dipped all your fries into the […]
Kay Proudlove is a singer/songwriter from Wollongong, Australia. With an acoustic guitar, distinct voice and a quirky way with words, Proudlove’s EP has been released recently and it is nothing short of amazing. Do yourself a favour and check it out.
Mashups are great, especially the ones that are completely bonkers. Hot on the heels of Valentine’s Day is the even more supreme hotness of Vladimir Putin. As the Vladentinesday Tumblr (self-described as ‘love letters from a global badass’) would have it, Putin’s dangerously rugged charm is right at home here as his mug is gratuitously […]
Hawking your wares in this day and age isn’t easy. Especially when a collective mush-fest like Valentine’s Day is happening, and everyone wants to catch everyone’s attention. Here’s how some retailers stay on top of their competition: be more psychotic.
Want to eat your lover’s face on Valentine’s day? Thought so. All right, just nip around to the Fab Cafe in Tokyo and place an order for these 3D chocolate moulds of your lover’s head now.
Only zombies could make me post something about Valentine’s Day, the most insipid holiday of the year. Anyway, send one these The Walking Dead e-cards to your sweetie whilst I burn something pink.
How about a little Valentines love for yourself? We’ve made it very easy to spoil yourself. Or pick up some last minute gifts with our special sale in the Lost At E Minor online shop. Great limited time discounts on everything from naughty ceramic plates, to X-rated hand-painted playing cards, to merchant of death t […]
Nerd Valentine has a lovely collection of gift ideas for the nerd in your life. Strangely, the Revenge of the Nerds box set hasn’t made the cut. Now, if that’s not the making of a romantic night in, I don’t know what is.